Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) whistle, whistling (the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture)
- S: (n) whistle, whistling (the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle) "the whistle signalled the end of the game"
- S: (n) whistle (a small wind instrument that produces a whistling sound by blowing into it)
- S: (n) whistle (acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound)
- S: (n) pennywhistle, tin whistle, whistle (an inexpensive fipple flute)
- S: (v) whistle (make whistling sounds) "He lay there, snoring and whistling"
- S: (v) whistle (move with, or as with, a whistling sound) "The bullets whistled past him"
- S: (v) whistle (utter or express by whistling) "She whistled a melody"
- S: (v) whistle (move, send, or bring as if by whistling) "Her optimism whistled away these worries"
- S: (v) whistle, sing (make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound) "the kettle was singing"; "the bullet sang past his ear"
- S: (v) whistle (give a signal by whistling) "She whistled for her maid"